Conversation Agent - Valeria Maltoni - 21 Things you Can do at a Conference

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Good stuff, ConversationAgent!

@Joey - good observation on different points of view. Especially true in the frothy wave that is Social Media and business. I really enjoyed Valeria and team on the panel at the end discussing ROI. A hot and debatable topic...

My favorite 2 takeaways from #smplus were:

1) Take my notes in PowerPoint. Its easier to navigate and organize - but more importantly, its easier to share with others. (BTW - I totally ripped this off from the woman sitting next to me in Bill Lublin's morning session. And I failed to follow Valeria's advice to introduce myself. :-( Next time!)

2) Use the breaks for idea testing. I had fun talking with Doug Bellenger of Movitas on the lunch break about his work in mobile and the hospitality industry - and then sharing my "bubble charts" framework. He helped me improve it!

- Skip

Thanks for the tips. Very well done. One more ... don't hang out with just the people you know. Make an effort to detach from your "clique" and get to know other attendees.

@Clay - done :) Thank you.

@Shari - it's hard because we bring our own filters to everything we do. That is excellent advice, don't try to meet everyone, meet some ones really well. Do you find that at social media events we are particularly distracted with multitasking?

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